ARE YOU A SURVIVOR W/ A STORY TO SHARE? 

Inspiration With E Are you a survivor? Can you inspire someone in a 1 minute video or less? What inspires you? Art, comedy, music? My new labor of love @InspirationWithE is something that I'm SUPER excited about! It's a space where I raise awareness while combining my love for fellow survivors, multicultural diversity, ALL genres [...]

MEET IG POET @lotusheart.romanisoul #WriterCrushSeries

Ilona ( pronounced "Ee-loh-nuh") is by far one of the most thoughtful people in our Instagram Poet community. She makes sure we remain a cyber family by looking out for the poet behind each poem. Be it health issues, life changes or an extended absence; Ilona reaches out to everyone. In addition to being considerate, [...]

MEET IG POET @the_artful_cp #WriterCrushSeries

I have been blessed to see different facets of her poetry unfold. There is a sincerity laced within her persona that finds its way into her writing. Even the pieces which speak of yearning and unrequited love are gentle. Inviting. Believable. Relatable. In her own words… If you were to ask Celine to describe herself, she would tell you [...]

MEET IG POET @SOULSCAPE73 #WriterCrushSeries

It is my pleasure to introduce my Authenticitee Speaks audience to an absolute gem. I visit Tialila Kikon's Instagram page frequently for several reasons. It is peaceful, aesthetically pleasing and her writing is second to none. I enjoy interacting with her and admire her ability to say so much in so few words. Grace personified, [...]

THAT WASN’T LOVE

***TRIGGER WARNING*** THAT WASN'T LOVE Dear Journal, I didn't know it was a trigger until it demobilized me. Thoughts of doubt, insecurity, shame and feeling unwanted chased me down the hallways of my already cluttered mind. I didn't know it wasn't love because I never thought about it not being Love. It was just...yeah.  Fast [...]

STILL |@EAInspiration

Posted earlier today on my new accounts: Instagram @InspirationWithE |@EAInspiration on Twitter S T I L L Dear Journal, Yesterday afternoon I had the best conversation with one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs I know. She not only gave me food for thought, she challenged me to think outside the box without giving me crayons [...]

DIFFERENT | Inspiration With E |@EAInspiration

D I F F E R E N T Dear Journal, Got on the scale a few mins ago, entered my weight in my @myfitnesspal app & shuddered at the steady increase from my first entry on Jan. 13, 2013 till now. I then thought about every maladaptive coping mechanism I had but my weight [...]